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IDPH reports over 7,500 COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 7,574 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Friday. The IDPH also saw 66 more coronavirus related deaths, which included individuals in Bureau, DeKalb, and LaSalle County. Although the confirmed case count on

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LaSalle County sees 2 more COVID-19 deaths

OTTAWA – 2 more COVID-19 related deaths were reported by the LaSalle County Health Department on Friday. The individuals were a male in his 80s and another in his 90s, and with the addition of their deaths, there has now been a total of 127 coronavirus related deaths in the county since

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Turkey Preparation Key to Safe Thanksgiving

OTTAWA – With Thanksgiving approaching the CDC wants to remind those in charge of cooking to be aware of some tips to keep the holiday safe and healthy. They say that you should thaw your turkey in a refrigerator or in a sink of cold water that is changed every 30 minutes.  A turkey should

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